Naomichi "Joe" Ozaki (????, Ozaki Naomichi?, ??? J?) (born 18 May 1956) is a Japanese professional golfer.Ozaki was born in Tokushima. He turned professional in 1977 and won 32 tournaments on the Japan Golf Tour between 1984 and 2005. He ranks fourth on the list of most Japan Golf Tour wins. He topped the money list in 1991 and 1999. He is third on the career money list (through 2008).Ozaki played 185 times on the PGA Tour from 1984 to 2001, primarily from 1993 to 2001. His best finish was a T-2 at the 1997 Buick Open. His best finish in a major championship was a T-25 at the 1993 U.S. Open. He has featured in the top 50 of the Official World Golf Rankings.In 2005, he came in third at the Champions Tour Qualifying Tournament, and he began play on that tour after turning 50 in May 2006. His best finish is a T-3 in the 2006 Greater Kansas City Golf Classic.Ozaki played on the International Team in the 1998 Presidents Cup.Ozaki's older brother, Masashi "Jumbo", topped the Japan Golf Tour money list twelve times, and another brother, Tateo "Jet", is also a professional golfer.
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